Pius Adesanmi’s Death A Great Loss To Okun Land, Black Race – Kogi Speaker

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It is with deep sense of loss and sadness that the news of the sudden, untimely and tragic demise of the Canada-based Kogi born international scholar, Professor Pius Adesanmi was received.


He was confirmed to be one of the 157 passengers of the ill- fated Ethiopian airline plane that crashed six minutes after take off from Addis Ababa en-route Nairobi, Kenya for a UN, AU summit.
It is indeed a great loss not only to Okunland, Kogi State, Nigeria but to the entire black race as he was a vibrant and shining light that promoted African works across the globe.

impacted his generation across the world.


He has played his part, leaving a legacy of hard work and unambiguous advocacy for good governance.
It is on this note that I, on behalf of the entire members of the Sixth Assembly, management and staff of the Kogi State House of Assembly, and Rt Hon Prince Matthew Kolawole, Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, wish to condole and commiserate with the immediate family of Professor Pius Adesanmi, Isanlu community, Okunland, Kogi State and Nigeria at large over the sudden and untimely demise of the University Don.
May God Almighty grant the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.

Chief Press Secretary to the Honourable Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly.

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